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Do interferon and ribavirin cause weight changes?
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
In brief: Yes
It most definitely can and typically does.

In brief: Yes
It most definitely can and typically does.
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Dr. Chad Morse
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
In brief: Usually weight loss
Most people lose weight while on combination therapy for chronic hepatitis c because of flu-like or gi-related side effects.
Interferon can interfere with thyroid function which can be associated with weight gain.

In brief: Usually weight loss
Most people lose weight while on combination therapy for chronic hepatitis c because of flu-like or gi-related side effects.
Interferon can interfere with thyroid function which can be associated with weight gain.
Dr. Chad Morse
Dr. Chad Morse
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